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"The Vespa of Robots" may follow you home

January 31, 2017View for printing

Did you haul your stuff around behind you in a wagon when you were a kid? Well, a new branch of the company that makes the Vespa scooter has developed what could be the 21st century equivalent of that wagon. Made by the US-based Piaggio Fast Forward, Gita is a self-balancing two-wheeled cargo robot that can carry up to 40 lb (18 kg) of your groceries or other goods, following along behind you or even striking out on its own.

Ben Coxworth

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